Sinus Precautions

  • DO NOT BLOW YOUR NOSE.
  • NO SMOKING.
  • If you need to sneeze or cough, use a tissue and keep your mouth open.
  • DO NOT use a straw for 10 days following surgery.
  • Use a decongestant, such as Sudafed, Claritin D, Zyrtec D or Allegra D, daily following package directions for 10 days. You may also use nasal sprays such as Afrin or Sudafed.
  • Elevate your head while sleeping for one week following the surgery.